The Arts Show Roundup – 15/3/15

This week we bought you a special show about feminism in the visual art world. We visited the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield on International Women’s Day to find out more about women in the art world.

Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
Faye took part in the internation art+feminism Wikipedia editing event, raising the profile of female artists on the online encyclopaedia. She interviewed Wikipedian Pat Hadley, curator Eleanor Clayton and participants in the Edit-A-Thon about online representation of female artists.

Interview: Dr Sam Lackey – Lynda Benglis
Megan spoke to Dr Sam Lackey about Lynda Benglis’ contribution to feminism and the art world.

The Lynda Benglis retrospective will be running at the Hepworth until Wendnesday 2nd July.

And finally, here are some female artists to check out!
Magali Reus/Jillian Ayres/Magdalene Odundo/Katherine Playdell-Bouverie/Jenny Holzer/Marina Abramovic/Cosima von Bonin/Monika Bravo/Orlan/Laurel Nakadate/Jess Dobkin/Mireille Astore/Mequitta Ahuja/Tina Girouard/Tina Girouard/Split Britches and many more!

Next week Lauren will be reviewing Leeds Amateur Operatic Society, Ryan will be talking about Selected Histories at Live Art Bistro, Eleanor will be catching up with the creators of STARFEST and Mark will be visiting the Carriageworks to review The Honey Man. Don’t miss out on our final show before Easter!


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